Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Reinforcement Learning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Reinforcement Learning over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Reinforcement Learning
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 882 1081 1176
Rank change year-on-year +199 +95 +114
Permanent jobs citing Reinforcement Learning 232 91 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.054% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.059% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 231 87 20
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £54,650
90th Percentile £132,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

Reinforcement Learning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 136,482 153,576 162,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.20% 91.49% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 109,488 122,315 136,806
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Reinforcement Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Reinforcement Learning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Reinforcement Learning in England

Reinforcement Learning
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Reinforcement Learning in England.

Salary trend for Reinforcement Learning in England

Reinforcement Learning
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Reinforcement Learning in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Reinforcement Learning in England

Reinforcement Learning
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reinforcement Learning within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +131 115 £80,000 +23.08% 13
East of England +55 64 £57,500 -23.33% 7
South East +82 51 £55,000 -4.35% 3
South West +19 1 £85,000 +88.89%
Reinforcement Learning
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT jobs citing Reinforcement Learning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Reinforcement Learning.

1 228 (98.28%) Python
2 226 (97.41%) Machine Learning
3 215 (92.67%) Deep Learning
4 205 (88.36%) Artificial Intelligence
5 191 (82.33%) Natural Language Processing
6 178 (76.72%) Bayesian Methods
7 173 (74.57%) PhD
8 157 (67.67%) Probabilistic Modelling
9 142 (61.21%) C++
10 133 (57.33%) Java
10 133 (57.33%) Algorithms
11 122 (52.59%) TensorFlow
12 116 (50.00%) Software Engineering
13 113 (48.71%) C
14 111 (47.84%) MPhil
15 102 (43.97%) Distributed Algorithms
15 102 (43.97%) C#
15 102 (43.97%) Multithreading
16 101 (43.53%) Biology
16 101 (43.53%) Computational Linguistics
16 101 (43.53%) Computational Biology
17 98 (42.24%) Neural Network
18 84 (36.21%) Markov Model
19 72 (31.03%) Statistics
20 63 (27.16%) Signal Processing
21 59 (25.43%) Computer Vision
22 53 (22.84%) Mathematics
23 47 (20.26%) Quantitative Research
24 44 (18.97%) Statistical Computing
25 43 (18.53%) Finance

Reinforcement Learning
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.45%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (5.17%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.31%) Amazon Alexa
1 10 (4.31%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
1 10 (4.31%) Siri
2 8 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.43%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.43%) GitHub
5 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.03%) Big Data
2 9 (3.88%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.16%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.29%) HBase
6 2 (0.86%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (6.90%) Git (software)
General
1 43 (18.53%) Finance
2 27 (11.64%) Publishing
3 26 (11.21%) Games
4 6 (2.59%) Automotive
4 6 (2.59%) Law
4 6 (2.59%) Legal
5 5 (2.16%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (29.31%) Developer
2 63 (27.16%) Software Engineer
3 62 (26.72%) Machine Learning Researcher
4 57 (24.57%) Python Engineer
5 54 (23.28%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 53 (22.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 53 (22.84%) Software Developer
7 24 (10.34%) Python Developer
8 21 (9.05%) C++ Developer
9 20 (8.62%) C++ Software Developer
9 20 (8.62%) C++ Software Engineer
10 19 (8.19%) Research Engineer
10 19 (8.19%) Research Scientist
11 17 (7.33%) Python Software Engineer
12 15 (6.47%) Computer Engineer
12 15 (6.47%) Computer Vision Engineer
12 15 (6.47%) Machine Learning Scientist
12 15 (6.47%) Quantitative Researcher
13 10 (4.31%) Computer Vision Developer
14 9 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (82.33%) Natural Language Processing
2 122 (52.59%) TensorFlow
3 6 (2.59%) AngularJS
3 6 (2.59%) MEAN Stack
4 5 (2.16%) JSON
4 5 (2.16%) RESTful
5 4 (1.72%) CSS
5 4 (1.72%) HTML
6 3 (1.29%) scikit-learn
6 3 (1.29%) XML
7 2 (0.86%) Caffe
7 2 (0.86%) D3.js
7 2 (0.86%) Kafka
7 2 (0.86%) Torch
8 1 (0.43%) .NET
8 1 (0.43%) Django
8 1 (0.43%) Flask
8 1 (0.43%) Keras
8 1 (0.43%) Polymer
8 1 (0.43%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 133 (57.33%) Algorithms
2 39 (16.81%) Computer Science
3 29 (12.50%) Robotics
4 27 (11.64%) Hedge funds
5 23 (9.91%) Smart City
6 9 (3.88%) Grid Computing
7 6 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.16%) NHS
9 4 (1.72%) Blog
10 3 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.86%) Clustering
11 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (2.16%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (97.41%) Machine Learning
2 215 (92.67%) Deep Learning
3 205 (88.36%) Artificial Intelligence
4 178 (76.72%) Bayesian Methods
5 157 (67.67%) Probabilistic Modelling
6 116 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 102 (43.97%) Distributed Algorithms
7 102 (43.97%) Multithreading
8 101 (43.53%) Biology
8 101 (43.53%) Computational Biology
8 101 (43.53%) Computational Linguistics
9 98 (42.24%) Neural Network
10 84 (36.21%) Markov Model
11 72 (31.03%) Statistics
12 63 (27.16%) Signal Processing
13 59 (25.43%) Computer Vision
14 53 (22.84%) Mathematics
15 47 (20.26%) Quantitative Research
16 44 (18.97%) Statistical Computing
17 43 (18.53%) Econometrics
Programming Languages
1 228 (98.28%) Python
2 142 (61.21%) C++
3 133 (57.33%) Java
4 113 (48.71%) C
5 102 (43.97%) C#
6 19 (8.19%) Julia
7 10 (4.31%) R
8 9 (3.88%) Cython
9 8 (3.45%) Scala
10 7 (3.02%) SQL
11 6 (2.59%) JavaScript
12 5 (2.16%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.72%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.43%) F#
14 1 (0.43%) Perl
14 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 173 (74.57%) PhD
2 111 (47.84%) MPhil
3 8 (3.45%) Degree
4 3 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 10 (4.31%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (5.17%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.59%) Ansible
2 6 (2.59%) Docker Swarm
2 6 (2.59%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (4.31%) Google
2 6 (2.59%) Apple
2 6 (2.59%) Splunk
3 1 (0.43%) Cognizant
3 1 (0.43%) Tableau
3 1 (0.43%) Twitter